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evening news" with katie couric. >> smith: good evening. katie is on assignment. it is election night, and voters across the country are having their say. will the results turn into trends that have national implications? a lot of money and manpower has been spent on several key races. topping that list, gubernatorial contests in virginia, where the republican is favored. and in new jersey, which is expected to be very tight. two special house elections are being held in upstate new york and outside san francisco. washington state is holding a referendum on extending new rights to domestic partners. while in maine, they're voting on whether to overturn the state law that allows same-sex marriages. also, they're electing mayors in six major cities: new york, boston, detroit, pittsburgh, atlanta, and houston. jeff greenfield is our senior political correspondent. jeff, what should we be looking for this evening? >> reporter: harry, predicting national trends from off year elections is like predicting the world series winner from spring training. there are some lessons we might learn fro
of education arne duncan, mayor of new york city michael bloomberg and kati haycock president of the education tress. i think the fact that this wednesday before thanksgiving and it is a:00 in the morning and we have the full house and a lot of cameras is either testament to the fact of the timeliness of the quality of this discussion or arne they are expecting you to announce the "race to the top" decisions this morning. we are here today to discuss education reform the 21st century and issue that could not be more timely. to keep our global leche in our economy strong the nation needs to get education right. we need to improve our failing schools and close the persistent achievement gaps. we need to prepare all students regardless of their family background for the workplace of the 21st century. that is what these great leaders and their team led by sidney brown have been-- the american recovery act provided an unprecedented amount of discretionary funding targeted for education reform. $4.35 billion in the "race to the top" guns, 650 million for investing in innovation funds, $200 million f
the interview with katie couric. >> her book that you're talking about is called "going rogue" and palin describes couric as condescending, biassed and badgering. she said she did not respond well to some of the questions because she was annoyed by couric's constant presence. take a listen. >> my friend opens the curtain for me to get backstage and there's the perky one again with the microphone and the camera is rolling. i'm like dang, give me just a couple of minutes. with all due respect, yeah, nicely. you're pretty perky too. >> a lot of perkiness. cbs's news president says the quality of the interview and the questions speak for themselves there. >> perky one. palin also claims in her book that she was basically tricked into doing the interview in the first place. let's explain that. >> palin says she was driven to do the interview by a campaign adviser named nicole wallace who used to work with couric. she said wallace told her, quote, katie really likes you. she admires you as a working mom and just relates to you. she said katie really needed a career boost and had low self-estee
'll decide what it looks like for 2012. >> i'm not sure what katie couric's strategy was going into the interviews, but clearly the effect was to open her up to the charge that he doesn't read. is anybody else going to try to do that? is everybody going to be aboard the bandwagon the next couple weeks and help her sell books? >> the oprah interview was not hard hitting, not very tough at all on her. we have a couple hours coming up with barbara walts. i mean, frankly, if you gi her enough time, an hour of two hours, she'll often say things if you make her feel comfortable. if she keeps talking and talking she'll say something interesting. >> she seems like to focus on sticking it to the mccain campaign and talking about her hockey mom status which she seems to celebrate. if we get a lot of this "people" magazine coverage, she wins. michelle? >> she definitely -- on that, she wins. sticking it to the -- i don't know if it's sticking it to the mccain campaign as much as it is sticking up for herself. she came off as on absolutely, you know, she didn't have any credibility, partic
kati haycock, president of the education trust and she is well worth listening to. kati? [applause] >> thanks. you know, arne and mike have just outlined some very big and very bold, some might say earthshaking changes for education system. i doubt i need to remind most people in this room why the big changes are so important. yes over the past decade we have made some progress in this country and raising achievement of american children especially elementary grades. and yes, the children furthest behind, low-income kids, kids of color, students with disabilities, english-language of learners have made more progress than other kids substantially narrowing the gap between the kids in other young americans. and yes, despite the contention that we don't know how to improve our lowest performing schools and an awful lot of those schools actually have gotten a lot better in recent years proving beyond the shadow of doubt as arne said so clearly were kids can achieve high levels when we teach them at high levels. but the truth of the matter is we have made gains only been measured by an
, subway scare, a woman falls on the tracks of and oncoming train. first, katie couric has a review tonight's "cbs evening news." >>> our exclusive investigation continues. even if a rape kit is sent to a crime lab, there's no guarantee it will be tested there. so is this allowing too many rapists to strike again and again? that story and more tonight only on the "cbs evening news." er and you worry your pipes might leak (pipe doctor) ask your doctor about treating with vesicare. (pipe woman) then you could treat yourself to a night out with fewer urges or a day with fewer leaks or a trip with fewer overactive bladder problems. (pipe doctor) once daily vesicare can help control your bladder muscle and is proven to reduce frequent, sudden urges and leaks day and night. if you have certain stomach or glaucoma problems, or trouble emptying your bladder, do not take vesicare. tell your doctor right away if you have a serious allergic reaction, severe abdominal pain, or become constipated for three or more days. vesicare may cause blurred vision so use caution while driving or doing unsafe tasks
's talk about the interview with katie couric. >> oh, must we? >> yeah. did you think that was a sim noll defining moment for you? >> i did not the and neither did the campaign. the campaign said good, right on, you're showing your independence, and this is what america needs to see and it was a good interview. and i'm thinking, if you thought this was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: but in the book obtained by the associated press, palin describeds the interview as badgering and biased. at the same time she writes tat campaign kept her bottled up from reporters. written at break neck speed with a collaborator and already number one on amazon even before its release. palin titles her book "going rogue," don'ting the mccain's wrap on her. for instance, they called her a diva for wanting to deliver her own concession speech. mccain vetoed that. >> okay, listen up, everybody, i'm going rogue right now. so keep your voices down. available now, we got a bunch of these t-shirts. >> reporter: now it's payback time,
." >> talk about your interview with katie couric. >> must we? >> you do say that it was not your best interview. it was a seminal, defining moment for you. >> in fact, that is what the other segments were scheduled. the campaign said, "right on, good. it was a good interview." and if they thought that was a good interview, i did not know what they thought a bad interview was, because i knew it was not a good interview. greta: what did oprah winfrey say about the sarah palin interview? >> sailor palin just left. lots of people did not want to have me to want me to have for on. lots of reporters did not want her to be here. we talked about inside the campaign, about what it felt like when she was first asked to be vice president, the candidate. we talked about her daughter b ristol, the pregnancy. we talked about her baby, trig, and we talked about lead by johnston. we talked about her marriage. -- we talked about levi johnston. greta: what about governor palin? what did she think about the interview? she wrote about it on facebook. >she said that they take to the show and enjoyed it so
that her real major misstep was her interview with katie couric. even sarah palin admits that it did not go well. she admitted that to oprah winfrey and talks about it in the book. every aspirant to high office should be it able to answer tough questions. what happened with sarah palin was a cultural revulsion. any rumored to be inherited, every fact that might confirm this caricature of her as some sort of radical conservative bent on taking us back to the stone age was embraced. every factor that contradicted that, which is most of her political profile prior to 2008, directly rebuffs that khartoum. well, those facts were dismissed. host: caller? caller: it seems to me that everything you just said, she seems to have this mentality, as many like her do, that any type of questioning or the slightest bit of negativity is right away and attack. i have not read the book, obviously, it has not come out yet, i am looking forward to it, but from what i have heard a great deal of it is about the left-wing media being out to get her. guest: well, there is something to the fact that people are out
-life stories of the talented people behind it. this morning katie couric weaves their different tales together. >> couric: want the formula for a movie that's getting big buzz? take a taboo subject, put a hollywood outsider in the director's chair. >> it was too close to where i'm from. people rarely embrace me. >> reporter: and give a plus- sized inexperienced actress the lead. in the span of three days you went from college student to movie star. >> yes. it's just that easy. >> couric: the unlikely journey of precious later on sunday morning. >> mason: the bee gees are a band of brothers who have gone through plenty of ups and downs in a musical career spanning a full half century. now after a long and sad hiatus, the two surviving brothers are returning to the studio. they're one of the world's most popular groups but the bee gees have been silent since brother morris's death seven years ago. now barry and robin gibb are rehearsing again. does it come back easily? >> yeah, the more you do it, the stronger it gets. >> reporter: later the comeback of the bee gees. >> mason: there's one compet
this week's exclusive with sarah palin. >> let's talk about the interview with katie couric. >> must we? >> did you think that was a seminal, defining moment for you, that interview? >> i did not. >> oprah is by far the biggest television personality in the industry. she's a force. she's not just a tv star. >> reporter: the talk show star has used her fame and wealth for pet causes, founding a school in africa, raising money to fight diseases, and launching spin-off stars such as dr. phil and decorator nate burkis, and organizer peter walsh. >> talk to us about this space. >> reporter: oprah's best friend, gayle king, is famous for being -- well, oprah's friend. the host elevated chicago's profile with her own, traveling to denmark to lobby for the city's failed olympic bid, and getting emotional in grant park over the election of chicago's own barack obama. >> this happened because we did this. we did this, america did this. barack's victory is america's victory. that's what's so great about it. >> reporter: a statement from oprah's production company hints her career isn't over. sayin
. and the evening news with katie couric. [ male announcer ] every penny counts. so does every moment. make the most of both this holiday season with great gifts at great prices from l.l. bean. ♪ >>> i'm peggy fox. are you traveling for this week? the family members involved. traveling could be stresful especially with people. go to momslikeme.com for great suggestions for traveling for the holidays. >>> there are some alarming new numbers about how often children are watching television. and washington state studies find preschoolers spending two hours a day watching tv in daycare. that's on top of their two or three hours that they already spent watching television at home. they publish the journals and the pediatrics. >>> "new moon" rocketed to the third biggest weekend. earning more than $140 million in north america. and the blind side, they opened up in second place. followed by 2012, planet 51 and does' a christmas carol. >>> she's back. ♪[ music ] >> scottish singing sensation, susan boyle released her first cd. featuring the classic kits including ones by artists of madona and
through friday. and we'll start to change as we head through the week. >>> katie couric has a preview of what to expect on the cbs evening news. >>> our investigation continues. even if a rape kit is sent to a crime lab. there is no guarantee it will be tested there. is this allowing too many rapists to strike again and again? that story and tonight only on the cbs evening news. >>> a former astronaut, with maryland ties comes face to face with her rival. will she make a deal on the burglary and battery charges? or go to trial? >>> president obama remembers the 13 men and women who died during the shooting >>> it is 4:30. 68 degrees and cloudy. i'm denise koch. and here's what people are talking about. thousands gathered at fort hood today, one day before veterans day, to remember the 13 lives lost in last week's shooting on the base. president barackpresident barack obama met -- president barack obama met with the victims privately to offer comfort. manuel gallegus has more on this solemn remembrance. >> reporter: relatives of the 12 soldiers and one civilian who were killed last thu
always appreciate it. >>> remember the infamous interview between katie couric and former alaskan government sarah palin. no one thought it went well. now sarah palin is telling oprah winfrey how she thinks she did. >>> we may know next week what president obama plans to do in afghanistan. defense secretary robert gates confirms the president is not adopting any of the options presented to him so far the president will be spending the next week in asia. he may announce the decision on afghanistan when he returns. gates says the president wants to combine make of the best features of several of the options presented to him. afghanistan commander general stanley mcchrystal is asking for 40,000 additional combat troops. gates says the president is looking for the best way to signal resolve and make it clear to the afghan government the u.s. commitment is not open ended. the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan, though, retired general carl ikenberry is expressing reservations about any increase in troop levels. he sent cables to washington casting doubts on the ability to join. >>> so we'v
. big names from network news like brian williams, katie couric and a brain surgeon we're proud to call our own, dr. sanjay gupta. and the washington crowd included former secretary of state colin powell, new york mayor michael bloomberg and a slightly bewildered energy secretary. >> to the future that beckons all of us. >> reporter: even the toast was short and sweet. >> let our two great nations realize all the triumphs and achievements that await us. cheers. >> reporter: and on another culinary note, today the president pardons the thanksgiving turkey. john, christine. >> jill dougherty, thanks, in washington. >> looks like a lot of fun. >>> seven minutes after the hour. new this morning, is facebook headed pour an initial public offering. it's creating a two class stock structure. the aim is keeping control of the company with mark zuckerberg and other stockholders. basically what google did before it went public in 2004. but facebook says it has no plans for an incompetento, quote, at this time. >>> firefighters are battling a wildfire east of anaheim hills in orange county, califo
. then there was the katie couric interview. >> do you think that was a seminal, defining moment for you, that interview? >> i did not and neither did the campaign. in fact, that is why segment two and three and four and maybe five were scheduled. the campaign said, right on, good, you're showing your independence, this is what america needs to see. it was a good interview. and of course i'm thinking, if you thought that was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: just before palin resigned as alaska's governor she reveals in the book her legal bills topped $500,000 due mostly to ethics complaints. there's a $50,000 legal bill linked to the mccain campaign, part of the cost of vetting her. then a family matter involving levi johnston, father of her grandson. >> he is part of the family. he needs that too. i think he needs to know that he is loved and he has the most beautiful child. and this can all work out for good. it really can. we don't have to keep going down this road of controversy and drama all the time. >> as for palin's
their designs and turn them into ties. >> thomas' tie is all about sanity a. katie, who has cystic fibrosis, likes snowmen. >> it's a white christmas. you build snowmens, >> family members say the program is a big boost to kids who've already been through so much. >> with katie, she's just been so excited. it's something that i said is once in a lifetime. so she's very excited. >> through her artwork, this represents life growing, and i just think it's amazing that she has the spirit. >> the ties have long been sold in joseph a. bank stores along the east coast, but this year for the first time, the ties are going nationwide. last year, miracle tie sales raised $50,000 for the children's center. and this year they hope to raise even more. >> thank you! >> jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> nice. >> that's such a great event every year. we have a bunch of those ties. they're terrific. >> we're going wear them. it is 6:28 and 50 degrees on tv hill. more news coming up. >> residents in one maryland town still feeling the effects of that nor'easter. see what they're doing to save their ho
! what are you guys doing out here? dad was just helping me take care of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. yah! [horse whinny] [wood breaks] crack! help meeeee! somebody help her! c'mon deputy, let's go! hold on! yah! take my hand! what are you guys doing out here? dad was just helping me take care of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. the president's big day today in beijing after some tough questions and answers in shea hang. the historic visit to china. >>> then, military morale. afghanistan battles take their toll on american troops. >> they're still dedicated to the mission. but they're tired. >>> and, long lost. family members separated for more than half a century and how they just found each other. it's monday, november 16th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> it's such an amazing story. that woman, dolly ann is her name, 55 years ago was kidnapped by her next door neighbor. a tv s
jumping incident from 2005. cruise went overboard, expressing his love for then girlfriend katie holmes. it's a clip that has been seen countless times and so has this one. the start of season 19, when, to the surprise of everyone, oprah handed out presents to her audience members, each one of them, the keys to their very own new car. as we have seen, she can be incredibly generous, and profoundly moving, breaking down on camera. oprah is a self-made success story. "forbes" ranks her among the wealthiest people on the planet says she is worth $2.5 billion. she's also donated $40 million to create two girls schools in south africa, and dozens of other schools through her angel network have been built around the world. the network has also helped build to restore hundreds of homes in the wake of hurricanes katrina and rita. she's shared personal battles especially with her weight. in 1988 she wheeled out 67 pounds of fat, that's how much weight she lost back then. many women followed her lead and went on diets. since then, she's continued struggling and it's always center stage. there are
was restored after two hours. >>> right now katie couric has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> good morning. why are congressmen giving out to a foundation that hasn't given out a scholarship in six years? we'll follow the money tonight only on the "cbs evening news." now back to "the early show." >>> it is now 8:05 and dave price is out on the plaza with another check of the weather. how do you feel, dave? >> i'm good. i love it when the crowd is like this. it's nice to see everybody here. put the whoopee cushions away. what is this? >> this is our john jake college swim team. >> oh, it's a swim team cap. nice to see you. and we've got the basketball team here with the championship somewhere. >> tomorrow, >>> this weather report sponsored by michelin, a better way forward. >> that's a quick look at your weather. couldn't be more proud than to stand next to these marines. maggie, over to you. >> thank you, dave. >>> up next, all the medical questions you weren't afraid to ask answered by our dr. jennifer ashton. (announcer) did you know the snuggly softness you know and love from sn
. >> right now katie couric has a preview of tonight's cbs evening news. >>> our exclusive investigation continues. even if a rape kit is sent to a crime lab, there is to guarantee it will be test there had. is this allowing rapists to trying again and again? we'll have that story tonight only on the "cbs evening news." now back to "the early show." >>> it is how 8:0 a 5. let's go back to dave this alabama with another check of the weather. >>> good mornin >>> well, we have clouds and it's pleasant. we're going for a high around 66 degrees. it will be a mild afternoon. we may see clouds and sun for a time this afternoon. the fact of the matter is, it will rain tonight and as the cold front moves our way, 46 is the overnight low and tomorrow, it will be cloudy and wet and windy and >> announcer: this weather report sponsored by play si's. this holiday, macy's celebrates a million reasons to believe. details at macy's.com/believe. >>> that's the latest from gulf shores, alabama. maggie, we'll send it back to you in new york. >>> up next, shocking new information about violence against wome
! hold on! take my hand! what are you guys doing out here? dad was just helping me take care of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. >>> president obama promises to finish the fight in afghanistan. >> we are going to dismantle and degrade their capabilities. >> we'll get all the details about how he plans to do just that early next week. >>> performance fallout. ♪ >> adam lambert's american music awards appearance brings about changes in abc's plans to put him back on tv. >>> and, no corks to pop but that doesn't mean it's bad wine. >> i had some experiences with boxed wine which was not very good. coming here and tasting this wine, i was incredibly surprised. >> a chance to drink it all in on this wednesday, november 25th. >> cheers. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> they call them chateau cardboard. or franzia or whatever you want to call it. >> they're apparently a lot of steps up from franzia in terms of pedigree. >> i've had franzia. >> pete, have you had it yet? >> yeah. >
fey thing. sarah palin did an interview with katie couric. a lot of people saw. 15 million people saw tina fey. -- being sarah palin. i think that is where it is going right now. we have to understand there's so much opportunity to communicate now than the way we use to, which was through traditional media. if we find ways to get people interested, we can have profound consequences. >> we use to make decisions about some of the shows are based on the size of the audience. you would say it only has 2 million people. i don't know if we should take a candidate's time. but with youtube and at thousand -- and cable shows repeating the clips from it, something that was originally viewed by two or 3 million people gets viewed by 15 million people and it is a different calculation when you are making the decision of do i take three or 10 hours of the canada's time and bought them on that show -- of the can of its's time and book them on that show. -- of the candidate's time. >> you are trying to drive as much raw content to them as possible. it is a scary world out there. you are throwing all
of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. >> how nasa broke the news to an astronaut in space about a bundle of joy here on earth. it's monday, november 23rd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you know how they always wake the shuttle crew up with a different song pertinent to what's going on? they woke them up with that song "butterfly kilss." has the lyrics "she was sent here from heaven she's daddy's little girl." >> a nice way to come home. good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> the senate has agreed to take up debate on a health care reform bill when they return from the thanksgiving break. >> democrats call it a major accomplishment. but passing it could be a huge challenge. here's david kerley. >> reporter: saturday night's vote moves the health care debate from committees and the media to the senate floor. >> we can see the finish line now but we're not there. >> reporter: now the country's in for what could be weeks of a bruisin
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